Best award winning movies with distinctive directing from China

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with distinctive directing from China! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with distinctive directing from China, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Wandering Earth (2019)

When the Sun begins to expand in such a way that it will inevitably engulf and destroy the Earth in a hundred years, united mankind finds a way to avoid extinction by propelling the planet out of the Solar System using gigantic engines, moving it to a new home located four light years away, an epic journey that will last thousands of years.

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2019-02-05 | Science Fiction / Action

Cast

Qu Chuxiao, Li Guangjie

Rating

rating icon 6.612
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    rationalism
  2. Ranked #2 for
    Space Opera
  3. Ranked #3 for
    groundbreaking special effect

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2 The Eight Hundred (2020)

In 1937, eight hundred Chinese soldiers fight under siege from a warehouse in the middle of the Shanghai battlefield, completely surrounded by the Japanese army.

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2020-08-14 | War / History

Cast

Wang Qian-Yuan, Zhang Yi

Rating

rating icon 6.953
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    jingoistic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    patriotic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    herky-jerky camera work

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3 Mr. Six (2015)

Many years ago Mr. Six was a notorious gangster. That was back when there was still such a thing as honour among thieves, when criminals earned respect and maintained principles. These days Mr. Six is all but forgotten, a living relic residing in a narrow alley. One day Six's son, Xiaobo, is abducted by some spoiled punks after he scratches their precious Ferrari. Mr. Six realizes that he must do whatever it takes to get his son back — even if that means returning to the life he thought he had left behind.

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2015-12-18 | Crime / Action

Cast

Feng Xiaogang, Xu Qing

Rating

rating icon 6.809
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #132 for
    broad perspective
  2. Ranked #214 for
    bamboozled
  3. Ranked #223 for
    smug

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Mr. Six trailer
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4 Wolf Totem (2015)

In 1969, a young Beijing student, Chen Zhen, is sent to live among the nomadic herdsmen of Inner Mongolia. Caught between the advance of civilization from the south and the nomads' traditional enemies - the marauding wolves - to the north; humans and animals, residents and invaders alike, struggle to find their true place in the world.

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2015-02-19 | Adventure / Drama

Cast

William Feng, Shawn Dou

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #144 for
    diorama
  2. Ranked #229 for
    precise directing
  3. Ranked #340 for
    pet-friendly

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5 Let the Bullets Fly (2010)

When circumstances force an outlaw to impersonate a county governor and clean up a corrupt town, the Robin Hood figure finds himself in a showdown with the local godfather.

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2010-12-20 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Jiang Wen, Chow Yun-fat

Rating

rating icon 7.686
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #47 for
    self-parodic cast
  2. Ranked #107 for
    like The Equalizer
  3. Ranked #209 for
    backstabbing

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Let the Bullets Fly trailer
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6 The Climbers (2019)

May 1960. Mount Everest, the second step under the cliff. The four members of the China Everest Climbing Commando are attacking the most difficult and most difficult "second step". This is their fifth assault. The first four failures have cost them too much physical strength - finally, the wind and snow stop the gap.

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2019-09-30 | Adventure / Action

Cast

Wu Jing, Zhang Ziyi

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    pleasing fans
  2. Ranked #2 for
    jingoistic
  3. Ranked #2 for
    realistic

Trailer

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7 Better Days (2019)

A bullied teenage girl forms an unlikely friendship with a mysterious young man who protects her from her assailants, while she copes with the pressures of her final examinations.

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2019-10-25 | Drama

Cast

Zhou Dongyu, Jackson Yee

Rating

rating icon 8.164
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    protector
  2. Ranked #4 for
    severe editing
  3. Ranked #5 for
    architectural

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8 The Wild Goose Lake (2019)

A gangster on the run sacrifices everything for his family and a woman he meets while on the lam.

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2019-12-06 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Hu Ge, Gwei Lun-mei

Rating

rating icon 6.611
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #9 for
    Multigenre
  2. Ranked #46 for
    neo-noir
  3. Ranked #51 for
    reinventing the wheel

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9 Abominable (2019)

A group of misfits encounter a young Yeti named Everest, and they set off to reunite the magical creature with his family on the mountain of his namesake.

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2019-09-19 | Family / Animation

Cast

Chloe Bennet, Albert Tsai

Rating

rating icon 7.478
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    extremely likable character
  2. Ranked #2 for
    with tender moments
  3. Ranked #2 for
    small and cute

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10 Back to the Wharf (2020)

A man wanted for negligent homicide returns to his hometown after 15 years, only to be haunted by his past, and getting mixed up in a scheme involving the daughter of his victim.

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2020-11-06 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Zhang Yu, Song Jia

Rating

rating icon 5.313
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3 for
    noirish
  2. Ranked #3 for
    most accessible
  3. Ranked #4 for
    accessible

Trailer

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